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Janicza Bravo Will Produce and Direct Kindred Pilot Episode for FX

Zola director Janicza Bravo will direct and serve as executive producer on the FX pilot for Kindred—an adaptation of the novel written by prolific science-fiction writer Octavia E. Butler.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Literature, Darren Aronofsky, FX, Joel Fields, Zola, Kindred, Branden Jacobs Jenkins, Speculative Fiction, Janicza Bravo, Joe Weisberg, Harry Osborn, John Jennings, Damian Duffy, Octavia E Butler

Every Darren Aronofsky Movie, Including Mother!, Ranked

Darren Aronofsky is one of America's greatest directors. Here's every one of his films, ranked.
Tags: Religion, America, Darren Aronofsky

Steven Soderbergh Boards Feature Adaptation of Directors’ Fortnight Pic ‘The Vandal’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Filmmaker/producer Steven Soderbergh is on board to executive produce a feature-length adaptation of buzzy Directors’ Fortnight short film “The Vandal,” Variety can reveal. Directed by American helmer Eddie Alcazar, the Quinzaine-premiering film — which is presented by filmmaker/producer Darren Aronofsky — is being tipped as an early contender for the best animated short Oscar. It […]
Tags: News, Global, Steven Soderbergh, Darren Aronofsky, Eddie Alcazar, Bill Duke

‘Escape Room’ and ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ Filmmakers Are Creating New Netflix Horror Series ‘The Craving’

Escape Room director Adam Robitel and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension writer Gavin Heffernan, who previously worked together on the creepy faux-documentary The Taking of Deborah Logan, are reuniting for a new Netflix horror series. Much like how Deborah Logan used Alzheimer’s as a springboard for a horror story, this new Netflix series, titled The Craving, will examine “the real-world horrors of addiction through a genre lens.” Darren Aronofsky will executive produce. Deadline has t...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Colorado, Horror, Netflix, Darren Aronofsky, Logan, Heffernan, Gavin Heffernan, Adam Robitel, Deborah Logan, Robitel, The Craving, Elizabeth Gesas, Protozoa Pictures Blending

Updates From Thor: Love and Thunder, Dungeons & Dragons, and More

Jason Blum chats about the new Exorcist’s approach to the franchise’s canon. Amazon sets an incredibly vague 2021 release window for Wheel of Time. Get a glimpse at the first five minutes of Netflix’s Fear Street: 1994. Plus, HBO’s Last of Us adaptation casts an important small role. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Halloween, Hbo, Science, Films, Kung Fu, It, Netflix, Thor, Anna, Darren Aronofsky, George Romero, Jason Blum, Sarah, Hugh Grant, Dungeons Dragons

Horror Thriller Dollhouse Gains Emma Tammi as Director

(Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/Getty Images) Emma Tammi has officially joined on to direct STXfilms’ upcoming horror thriller Dollhouse, according to a recent report from Deadline.   RELATED: Selena Gomez, 21 Laps & STX Team for Horror-Thriller Dollhouse The film, which is being written by Michael Paisley (The Witcher), is set in the world of the upper echelon of New York City’s fashion scene and is being described as a psychological thriller in the same spirit as Darren Aronofsky’s Oscar-win...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Horror, New York City, Selena Gomez, Hulu, Darren Aronofsky, Tessa Thompson, Kristin Chenoweth, Dan, Emma, Gomez, Shawn, Tammi, Selena, ComingSoon

5 Reasons Why Darren Aronofsky's Mother! Is Still My Favorite Movie From The Past 3 Years

I love mother! and still can't thinking about it. Here are 5 reasons why.
Tags: Religion, Darren Aronofsky

Updates From Wynonna Earp, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and More

Blumhouse and Netflix are teaming up with Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter for a new period horror. Kong and Godzilla square off in even more Godzilla vs. Kong posters. Plus, updates on Hiyao Miyazaki’s latest. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Evil, Disney, Netflix, Sons Of Anarchy, Godzilla, Darren Aronofsky, Kurt Sutter, Miyazaki, Bruce Campbell, Legends Of Tomorrow, Falcon, The Lion King, Kong, Joel Fields

FX Orders Pilot Based on Octavia E. Butler Novel ‘Kindred’ From Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, ‘Americans’ Duo

FX has ordered a pilot based on the Octavia E. Butler novel “Kindred.” The pilot will be written and executive produced by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Courtney Lee-Mitchell, who acquired the rights to the novel in 2008, will also executive produce along with “The Americans” creators Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, as well as Darren Aronofsky via […]
Tags: News, Darren Aronofsky, FX, Joel Fields, Branden Jacobs Jenkins, Joe Weisberg, Branden Jacobs Jenkins Courtney Lee Mitchell

‘The Whale’: ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Homecoming’ Actress Hong Chau Cast in Darren Aronofsky’s Next Film

Hong Chau is about to star in a whale of a movie. The actress, who recently appeared in the Amazon drama series Homecoming and HBO’s highly acclaimed limited series Watchmen, is the latest performer to join The Whale cast for director Darren Aronofsky. This will be his first film since 2017’s divisive mother! – which, for the record, is fantastic. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) is already on board to play the male lead, and a new report says Chau is now on board as the female lead. That report also...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Adaptation, Paul Thomas Anderson, Darren-Aronofsky, A24, The Whale, Steven Spielberg, Morton, Max, Fraser

Watchmen Alum Hong Chau Joins Aronofsky’s The Whale Adaptation

Watchmen alum Hong Chau joins Aronofsky’s The Whale adaptation Nearly a month after the project was first announced with Brendan Fraser (Doom Patrol) set as the lead, Darren Aronofsky’s adaptation of The Whale at A24 has continued to expand its cast with the addition of Golden Globe-nominated Watchmen alum Hong Chau, according to Deadline. RELATED: Aronofsky, Fraser and A24 Teaming for The Whale Adaptation if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Stephen King, Darren Aronofsky, Hunter, Golden Globe, Darren, Fraser, Chau, Javier Bardem, Brendan Fraser, Samuel D Hunter, CinemaScore, ComingSoon, Lucille Lortel, Movie News

MGM in Talks to Acquire Blumhouse & Darren Aronofsky’s Adrift

MGM in talks to acquire Blumhouse & Darren Aronofsky’s Adrift Just 24 hours after it was announced that Requiem for a Dream co-writer/director Darren Aronofsky and star Jared Leto were set to partner with Blumhouse for the horror pic, it’s been revealed that MGM is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Adrift, though sources confirm no deal has closed just yet and details are currently unknown until it does, according to Deadline. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Movies, Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto, MGM, Golden Globe, Blumhouse, Blum, Leto, Paradox, Blumhouse Productions, Carla Hacken, Aronofsky, Denzel Washington Stars, Emma Ludbrook, Luke Dawson, Koji Suzuki

Jared Leto And Darren Aronofsky Are Finally Reuniting More Than Two Decades After Requiem For A Dream

It’s about time Jared Leto and Darren Aronofsky collaborate again!
Tags: Religion, Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto

Blumhouse Movie ‘Adrift’ Will Reunite ‘Requiem for a Dream’ Team Darren Aronofsky and Jared Leto

Jared Leto is reuniting with his Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky for Adrift, a Blumhouse film based on a short story by Koji Suzuki, the author of the Ring novels that inspired both Ringu and the American remake The Ring. The story follows the crew of a fishing trawler that comes across an abandoned yacht on the open sea. Deadline broke the news about Adrift, reporting that Darren Aronofsky will direct and reunite with his Requiem for a Dream star Jared Leto. The film is based ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Horror, Adaptation, Darren-Aronofsky, Jared-Leto, Blumhouse, Blum, Brendan Fraser, Leto, Aronofsky, Emma Ludbrook, Adrift, Blumhouse Blumhouse, Koji Suzuki

Adrift: Leto & Aronofsky Reuniting on Jason Blum-Produced Project

Adrift: Leto & Aronofsky reuniting on Jason Blum-produced project Requiem for a Dream alums Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club, Suicide Squad, The Little Things) and Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Mother!, The Whale) are reportedly reuniting on a new feature titled Adrift, according to Deadline, with Jason Blum (Get Out, BlacKkKlansman, Whiplash) attached to produce. Leto will star in the feature with Aronofsky set to direct and co-write. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Darren Aronofsky, Jared Leto, Jason Blum, Golden Globe, Blum, Leto, ComingSoon, Paradox, Movie News, Blumhouse Productions, Jamie McCarthy Getty, Carla Hacken, Aronofsky, Denzel Washington Stars

Øvredal, Hawkins & Amblin Team for Last Voyage of the Demeter

Øvredal, Hawkins & Amblin Team for Last Voyage of the Demeter It’s been a year and a half since Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark helmer André Øvredal first was set to helm the adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic Dracula novel and now the project is regaining steam as Kong: Skull Island star Corey Hawkins has signed on to star with Amblin Partners attached to produce. RELATED: Exclusive: André Øvredal Talks Scary Stories Sequel & The Long Walk if ( ! ezoic_t...
Tags: London, Movies, Stephen King, Netflix, Brad Pitt, Darren Aronofsky, Ben Kingsley, David Fincher, Skull Island, Bram Stoker, Amblin Partners, Corey Hawkins, Demeter, Frank Marshall, Stoker, ComingSoon

Yang kicks off candidacy for New York City mayor

By Gregory Krieg and Rob Frehse | CNN Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang officially jumped into the crowded race to become the next mayor of New York City on Thursday morning. At a kick-off rally in Upper Manhattan, Yang promised to “revive” a city stricken by the coronavirus and introduced newly-elected Rep. Ritchie Torres as a co-chair on his campaign — a striking endorsement for a candidate with no experience in city politics. “I’m running for mayor for a very simple reason,...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Congress, Senate, Politico, New York City, US, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, New York Times, Citigroup, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio

‘Some Kind of Heaven’ Director Lance Oppenheim on the Sometimes Sad Reality of Living in the World’s Largest Retirement Community

What could be wrong with spending your retirement years in a kind of candy-colored, sun-drenched utopia where you can enjoy a second youth, partying at dance clubs, performing on cheer squads and going to margarita parties? That’s the question posed by “Some Kind of Heaven,” a documentary about life in The Villages, the world’s largest […]
Tags: News, World, Darren Aronofsky, Noah Oppenheim, Lance Oppenheim, Some Kind of Heaven

‘The Whale’: Darren Aronofsky Sets His Next Movie at A24, Brendan Fraser Starring

Darren Aronofsky (The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream) is teaming up with A24 for the first time on a new movie called The Whale. The film will be an adaptation of playwright Samuel D. Hunter‘s 2012 stage play of the same name, with Hunter on board to write the screenplay. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Doom Patrol) is attached to star. Discussing Film first broke the news about Aronofsky’s next movie, and Deadline later revealed that Fraser will star. Here’s a description of the story: On the outs...
Tags: Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Drama, Casting, Noah, Adaptation, Steven Soderbergh, Darren-Aronofsky, A24, The Whale, Hunter, Darren, Fraser, Black Swan, Brendan-Fraser

Darren Aronofsky, Brendan Fraser Team on ‘The Whale’ for A24

Darren Aronofsky will direct Brendan Fraser in “The Whale,” an adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s play about a morbidly obese recluse. A24 has global rights to the film. “The Whale” was critically acclaimed when it debuted Off-Broadway in 2012, winning both the Drama Desk Award and the Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding play. It’s the […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Darren Aronofsky, Brendan Fraser, Samuel D Hunter, Lucille Lortel, Darren Aronofsky Brendan Fraser Team

Aronofsky, Fraser and A24 Teaming for The Whale Adaptation

Aronofsky, Fraser and A24 teaming for The Whale adaptation It’s been three years since audiences last saw Darren Aronofsky in the director’s chair and now he’s found his next feature project in the form of an adaptation of The Whale, which has set Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) to star in the lead role, according to Deadline. RELATED: Boss of The Beach: Darren Aronofsky Wins TV Rights to Lifeguard Story PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Stephen King, Darren Aronofsky, A24, Hunter, Darren, Javier Bardem, Brendan Fraser, Samuel D Hunter, CinemaScore, ComingSoon, Lucille Lortel, Movie News, Aronofsky, Protozoa Pictures

Tommy “Tiny” Lister, ‘Friday’ and ‘The Fifth Element’ Co-Star, Has Died at 62

Tommy “Tiny” Lister is a longtime character actor who you may not know by name, but you would undoubtedly recognize his face, commanding stature, and deep voice from his appearances in various movies and TV shows over the years. Lister is best known for his appearances in the Friday comedy franchise, the sci-fi action movie The Fifth Element, and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, and he was still working regularly to this day. Unfortunately, the actor has passed away at age 62 due to complic...
Tags: Death, Christopher Nolan, Movies, Cnn, Noah, Jamie Foxx, Friday, Darren Aronofsky, Hulk Hogan, Tommy, Peele, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Lister, World Wrestling Federation, The-Dark-Knight, Deebo

‘Bullet Train’ Keeps Getting More Crowded, as Logan Lerman Joins Star-Studded Action Thriller

David Leitch’s Bullet Train may not run on ordinary fuel – it may run on star power. After all, the Brad Pitt-led action thriller is starting to be pretty jam-packed with stars. Hunters star Logan Lerman is the latest actor to join the star-studded cast which already includes Pitt, Joey King, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, and Lady Gaga. It makes you wonder how big this train is actually going to be. Deadline reports that Logan Lerman is set to join the cast of Bullet Train, the action thrill...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Brad-Pitt, Sony Pictures, Darren Aronofsky, Bullet Train, Gaga, Joey King, David Ayer, Pitt, Crowe, Yuma

Official Trailer for 'Some Kind of Heaven' Doc About FL's The Villages

"You come here to live, you don't come here to pass away." Magnolia Pictures has revealed the first trailer for an acclaimed documentary titled Some Kind of Heaven, which originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It also played at tons of other festivals including Rotterdam, New Zealand, Florida, Atlanta, and Visions du Réel. This doc is produced by Darren Aronofsky, and it looks phenomenal. Behind the gates of a palm tree-lined fantasyland, four residents of Amer...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Trailer, America, Documentaries, Darren Aronofsky, Magnolia Pictures, Don, To Watch, Rotterdam New Zealand Florida Atlanta

The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Red Shoes’ is Technicolor Passion Come to Life

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Red Shoes Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Aspiring ballerina Vicky Page (Moira Shearer, in her feature debut) catches the eye of ballet impresario Boris Lermontov (Anton Walbrook), who chooses her as his next muse after his prima ballerina quits his ballet company to get married. But when Vicky falls in love with...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Paris, Darren Aronofsky, Powell, Gene Kelly, Vicky, Hans Christian Anderson, Lermontov, Michael Powell, Netflix/Streaming Video, Pressburger, The Red Shoes, Featured Stories Sidebar, Red Shoes

Watch: ‘Requiem for a Dream’ 20th Anniversary Performance of “Lux Aeterna” Celebrates the Film’s 4K Home Video Release

Even if it’s been many years since you’ve seen Requiem for a Dream, director Darren Aronofsky‘s gut-punch of a movie, you can probably hear the film’s most famous piece of music in your head if you read the words “Lux Aeterna.” That catchy, eerie song comes courtesy of composer Clint Mansell, and since Requiem for a Dream is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Kronos Quartet has reconvened (in a socially-distanced setting, thanks to the pandemic) to bring that haunting tune back int...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Rebecca, Netflix, Matthew Libatique, Darren-Aronofsky, Dolby Vision, Dream, Viral Marketing, Selby, Dolby Atmos, Ellen Burstyn, Hubert Selby Jr, Ben Wheatley, Clint-Mansell, Lux Aeterna